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About Us

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is a comprehensive nonprofit family service organization with offices located in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties.

Established in 1984 as the social service arm of the Palm Beach Diocese, Catholic Charities implements the charitable vision of our Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of the Diocese of Palm Beach. That is, to serve and advocate on behalf of those persons who do not have a voice or power to help themselves. Our mission is serving people in need and creating hope in all stages of life.

Through 12 programs and ministries, we serve the homeless, people at risk of homelessness, survivors of human trafficking, immigrants, refugees, the incarcerated, and families facing unplanned/crisis pregnancies.  Catholic Charities does not discriminate based on a client’s religion, nor on any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local discrimination laws.

Our Catholic Charities' mission is rooted in the fundamental belief that every person has the right to be treated with dignity and that every human life is sacred. Integral to our mission and vision are Catholic Charities’ core values of faith, respect, service and compassion. These values underscore "why, how and what we do" within Catholic Charities. Our recognition that “God is in our midst” when we serve our clients, determines the moral strength of our agency. The time, care, dignity and professionalism that we offer each individual client and each other defines us as an exceptional agency.

We invite you to read our latest annual report to learn of past year's activities and accomplishments.

Catholic Charities is accredited through Nonprofits First.